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Stephanie Knaub

Student gains skills and confidence through research experience

In this research spotlight, Stephanie Knaub shares experiences and opportunities from her undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.
Natalie Zetts

Where she belongs

Natalie Zetts never intended to come to Penn State Altoona, let alone earn her degree from the college. But time has a funny way of changing attitude and perception.
Penn State Altoona Mark

Finding his path through research

Michael Spencer's research projects resulted in publications, presentations at conferences, and graduate studies in materials science and engineering.
Tracey Cobb Irvin with her poster presentation at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair

Tracey Cobb Irvin shares her undergraduate research experience

The biology alum's research projects resulted in publications, presentations at conferences, and winning prizes at the college's annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair.
Alexander Diehm and Lori Lysiak

Alexander Diehm receives University Libraries Award for Information Literacy

Alexander Diehm received the University Libraries Award for Information Literacy for his poster, “Using Photoconductive Decay (PCD) to Measure Minority Carrier Lifetime in Semiconductors,” at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair.
Student and judge interacting

Undergraduate Exhibition wraps up record year

Hundreds of students and judges bustled about in the HUB-Robeson Center Wednesday evening for the 2018 Undergraduate Research Exhibition on the University Park campus of Penn State. From musical presentations in the Flex Theater to posters in Alumni and Heritage halls, the University's best were promoting the fruits of their academic and artistic pursuits.
2018 Erickson Grants logo

72 undergraduate students awarded Erickson Discovery Grants

The list of 2018 Erickson Discovery Grants has been released, and 72 students from Penn State campuses will have their work bolstered by a $3,500 grant from the Office of Undergraduate Education.
URCAF

Penn State Altoona students take part in annual undergraduate research fair

Ninety-one Penn State Altoona students participated in the 16th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair on April 14.
Olivia Wertz presenting

Bringing History to Life

English grad Olivia Wertz shares experiences and opportunities from her undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.
Laura Rotunno facilitates a poster workshop

Laura Rotunno, Alessia Zanin-Yost featured on PA Library Association blog

“Promoting visual literacy with poster design workshops” describes how Rotunno and Zanin-Yost co-presented a series of workshops to help students transform research into posters.

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